Why was the last thread deleted? Janny you know how to read, don't you?
Let's continue discussion of leitmotif in video games.
Which common melodies give you the tingles?
Riven had the main antagonist's theme peppered throughout the world, but the movement was only completed once you entered his own personal realm at the end of the game.
It helped signify the control he had over the plane, while at the same time not actually shoving it in your face. You felt it, rather than seeing it.
The arrow means that a motif is carried over from one song to another. It's story relevant so it has a pretty profound effect when you hear it.
Original song ----> Influenced song
e.g. "Hopes and Dreams" has parts of all the songs pointing towards it.
I didn't notice it at first, but the familiarity was at the back of my mind, and I suppose it's the same for every player. Cool right?
I wish The Elder Scrolls kept this tune
It really inspires adventure.
I suppose what we have is good enough: